13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Vampire Weekend Waltzes to No. 1 With 'Bride' & More
Plus, chart action for Shawn Mendes, Lizzo and Morgan Wallen.
Vampire Weekend returns to the charts this week with the alt-rockers' new album, Father of the Bride. Plus, it's business as usual for Lil Nas X atop the Billboard Hot 100.
Here are 13 things to know about the charts this week.
1. Vampire Weekend earns its third consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Click here for the story.
2. Vampire Weekend also hits No. 1 on the Artist 100 chart. Click here for details.
3. Vampire Weekend is the first act with three No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 but no Hot 100 entries. Read about the band's relatively unconventional route to success.
4. No surprise, Vampire Weekend is the topic of discussion on this week's edition of Five Burning Questions. Pull up to the roundtable here.
5. Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, rules the Hot 100 for a sixth week, while Shawn Mendes' "If I Can't Have You" and Logic's "Homicide," featuring Eminem, enter in the top five. Click here for the story.
6. As Mendes debuts, Gary Trust and Trevor Anderson discuss pop's 2019 comeback, amid hip-hop's continued streaming domination, on the latest Chart Beat Podcast. Click here to listen.
7. Meanwhile, Keith Caulfield and Katie Atkinson chat with Drax Project on the latest Pop Shop Podcast. Click here to listen.
8. Lizzo notches her first Hot 100 entry with "Truth Hurts." Click here for details.
9. Looking ahead to next week's Hot 100, Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber's "I Don't Care" is poised to debut at No. 2, behind "Old Town Road." Click here for the full projection.
10. Marshmello and Bastille's "Happier" breaks the record for the most weeks spent at No. 1 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart. Click here for the story.
11. Sam Smith and Normani's "Dancing With a Stranger" hits No. 1 on the Radio Songs chart. Click here for the article.
12. Morgan Wallen scores his first No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart with "Whiskey Glasses." Click here for details.
13. Upon the passing of legendary entertainer Doris Day, we look back at her biggest chart hits, from "Sentimental Journey" to "Que Sera Sera" and more. Click here for the tribute.